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Bohemian Art Glass2882 of 6416Opalescent Lavender "Punched Handle Vase" by KralikBohemian Harrach Glatt Iris Hand Painted Art Glass Vase
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    Posted 5 years ago

    IanBrighton
    (573 items)

    This is an interesting mix of elements of other bits of glass that I have seen: the carbon in the pontil scar is something I have seen in other Victorian Czech glass, the rim crimp and lobing look like a number of companies we all collect between us, the feet are straight from any number of bowls or baskets.
    Initially I wondered if it could be British, as it seems that the design cross-pollination was not only between Czech manufacturers but Europe-wide, but I have now settled on Bohemian: maker unknown (although Kralik was my first thought, I have to be careful that my own cognitive biases don't creep in too much).
    12.5cm high x 13.5cm diameter.

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    Comments

    1. sklo42 sklo42, 5 years ago
      I love this décor, particularly in green, a favourite colour of mine.

      Whilst recognising my own bias, my first thought was Welz. Welz made this décor in pink and green, with and without mica. Welz also used 'pointy leaves' as feet.

      Kralik did do a rim with four sets of spaced out crimps. However Kralik used a crimping tool which left three raised dots/hollows, on each crimp. At least, that is,
      on my Kralik Mother of Pearl bowl, which has horizontal green threading and just such a crimped rim!




    2. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 5 years ago
      rare indeed I searched in Murano glass but did not find anything similar
    3. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 5 years ago
      Thanks, Peggy, I thought you might like this one. I think you have posted a similarly swirled Welz vase - you are right that this doesn't have spots in the crimp... Unknown but with interesting corollaries for me at the moment.
    4. swfinluv1 swfinluv1, 5 years ago
      I thought of Welz first, too - that's probably because of this post:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/164328-welz-green-aventurine-spiral--a-known-s
    5. sklo42 sklo42, 5 years ago
      Looking forward to the corolleries, Ian.
    6. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Ian, the green striping and the 'm' crimp immediately brought Welz to my mind as well...
    7. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      No idea, but it is Beautiful.

      I do not know why I think Victorian....?? but that is most likely Left Field ?
    8. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 5 years ago
      Thanks for all the comments.
    9. dlfd911 dlfd911, 5 years ago
      Why does Kim Kardashian come to mind when I see this.
    10. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 5 years ago
      ?????? :-)
    11. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 5 years ago
      Something to do with "twerking" or t'working as they call it in Yorkshire?
    12. dlfd911 dlfd911, 5 years ago
      Exactly!

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